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Near Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

60th New York Infantry

3rd Brigade, 2nd Division

 

12th Corps

 
60th New York Infantry Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 17, 2008
1. 60th New York Infantry Monument
Inscription. (Front):
60th New York
Infantry.
3d Brig. 2d Div.
12th Corps.

(Back):
July 2d and 3d
1863.
Casualties,
Killed 11, wounded 41.
—————
Principal Engagements.
Antietam.
Chancellorsville.
Gettysburg.
Lookout Mountain.
Ringgold.
Atlanta.

 
Erected 1888 by State of New York.
 
Location. 39° 49.175′ N, 77° 13.205′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker can be reached from Culp's Hill Loop, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Located on a foot trail from Observation Tower at the upper crest of Culp's Hill in Gettysburg National Military Park. Marker is in this post office area: Gettysburg PA 17325, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Company "I", 60th New York Infantry (a few steps from this marker); George Sears Greene (within shouting distance of this marker); Defense of Culp's Hill (within shouting distance of this marker); 28th Pennsylvania Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Independent Battery E
Back of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 17, 2008
2. Back of Monument
(within shouting distance of this marker); Second Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Battery K, Fifth U.S. Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); 1st Regiment Eastern Shore Maryland Volunteer Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. Culp's Hill. National Park Service virtual tour stop. (Submitted on December 4, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. 60th New York Infantry. Regimental history and service record. (Submitted on December 4, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
State Seal on the Front image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 17, 2008
3. State Seal on the Front
Left Flank Marker Stone image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 17, 2008
4. Left Flank Marker Stone
The stone is along the path to the monument, hiding in the summer underbrush.
60th New York Infantry Position image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, April 4, 2009
5. 60th New York Infantry Position
Looking downhill at the monument. The 60th New York held a line on this section of Culp's Hill during the desperate fighting on July 2 and 3.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 4, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 866 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 4, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   5. submitted on April 17, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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